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The Beauty of Bath Bombs

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The Beauty of Bath Bombs

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Kristin Wood

There’s nothing quite like a warm bath at the end of a long day, and adding a bath bomb to the mix not only brings an element of fun, but it also infuses your soak with skin-loving ingredients. Bath bombs are easy to customize to your skin’s needs and your scent preferences. You can include botanicals, essential oils, oats, and so much more.


The Art of Candle Making: Your Comprehensive Guide

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The Art of Candle Making

Photo Credit: Kayla Lobermeier

Give someone a candle, and they’ll enjoy the charming ambiance for several days. Teach them how to make candles, and they’ll adorn their space for a lifetime, or so goes a crafty twist on the famous saying. There’s a reason candles are a popular choice for gifts and home decor – they’re coziness creators, relaxation promoters, and mood setters. Learn how to make your own candles in this blog.


New Year, New Bath Rituals

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Bath Rituals: Rose Bath Salts

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Britta Weickert

Everybody decompresses differently, but there is one activity that seems to please the majority, from babies to grownups: taking a warm bath. It helps melt away the stress of the day and brings quiet peace to the mind. As the new year begins, it’s a great time to re-think your bath rituals.


Winter Lip Care: How to Prevent Chapped Lips

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Lip Care: Candy Cane Lip Mask

Photo Credit: Michelle Stewart

Did you know that licking your lips can actually dry them out more? The stark contrast between cold weather outside and warm air inside means you may find your lips dry, flaking, and even cracking and bleeding. While some dryness is almost unavoidable, you don’t have to put up with sore, cracked lips and leave them vulnerable to the elements. Read on to learn how to get rid of chapped lips. Plus, explore DIY recipes for winter lip care.


Winter Candles You Can Make at Home

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Cozy Cabin Candle Mugs

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Kristy Doubet Haare

With the weather cooling down and the sun setting earlier each day, it’s time to infuse wintry candles into your evening routine. There’s nothing quite like winding down by candlelight, and it’s a happy bonus when you can bring the winter spirit into your home at the same time. These basic candle recipes are simple and quick to make and include some of our favorite scents for the season. Happy candle-making!


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Welcome to flourish, a haven for all things homemade bath and body.

By reading flourish, you’re not just taking care of your skin. You’re discovering the importance of loving your skin, and everything in-between. flourish is more than just a blog. It’s our way of encouraging everyone to thrive in a healthy and vigorous way – to empower wellness in all aspects of your day-to-day life.